We all have our own traditions which we follow at Christmas and New Year but there are common themes which we associate with this festive period including time off from work and school, the giving and receiving of gifts, families and loved ones coming together to celebrate and fun times for children. Sadly for too many families affected by the scourge of domestic abuse, this time of year can be anything but relaxing, happy or peaceful and one of the bad traditions we’ve come to recognise has been the notable increase in domestic abuse incidents generally occurring during this period.
The Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland QC, today pledged support from COPFS for the I am Me/Keep Safe Project.
COPFS, Police Scotland and Scottish Borders LGBT Equality last night hosted an LGBT community event of discussion and engagement to listen to people’s experiences of hate crime and the criminal justice system.
The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service is bringing together experts working in the field of sexual offences for a major conference at Hampden.
The Lord Advocate is hosting an International conference on Cold Cases bringing together world experts in this area of work.
The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) are hosting a seminar on Cyber Crime Awareness which is aimed at people who are aged 50 years and older, to raise awareness of cyber scamming.
The seminar is taking place in the Central Library in Edinburgh on Thursday 12 November 2015 at 2pm.
COPFS and Police Scotland last night hosted an Edinburgh LGBT community event of discussion and engagement to listen to people’s experiences of hate crime and the criminal justice system.